Theory of Investments (N1553)
15 credits, Level 4
You explore the common types of investment and gain a thorough grounding in the analysis of investment portfolios.
You learn about:
- the investment environment
- the investment process
- mutual funds and other investment companies
- risk-return-based asset allocation methods
- popular index models
- theoretical and empirical asset pricing models and their applications to investment analysis
- security analysis
- performance measurement.
25%: Coursework (Test)
75%: Examination (Take away paper)
Contact hours and workload
This module is 150 hours of work. This breaks down into 32 hours of contact time and 118 hours of independent study.
This module is running in the academic year 2019/20. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.